Trump to address March for Life via satellite

Trump to address March for Life via satellite
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE is set to address the March for Life, an anti-abortion rights gathering in Washington, D.C., on Friday via satellite, the White House said.

Trump will become the first sitting president to address the rally via a live video. The stream is set to take place from the Rose Garden, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Wednesday.

"The president is committed to protecting the life of the unborn and he is excited to be part of this historic event," she said.
 
“Since his first day in office, President Trump has remained steadfast on his campaign promises to the pro-life cause and has actively worked to protect the unborn,” said March for Life President Jeanne Mancini said in a statement.
 
“Over the past year, the Trump administration has significantly advanced pro-life policy, and it is with great confidence that, under his leadership, we expect to see other pro-life achievements in the years to come."
 
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Vice President Pence in 2017 became the first sitting vice president to address the event since its founding in 1974. Other sitting presidents have addressed the event via telephone, including Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.
 
 
 
This report was updated at 2 p.m.